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Russia takes severe measures against Turkish terrorist threat #russia #turkey #Su-24

Since Turkey shot down the Russian SU-24 tensions between the two countries have arisen, seriously undermining economic and political relations.

Russia already took severe measures after -as Puntin defined it- a real “stab in the back” by the Turkish government, accused not only to hold economic interests in the illegal oil trade with Jihadists, but also to provide them with weapons, in fact obstructing Russian anti-terrorism military operations. 204 more words


Who is afraid of Russia?

The ongoing conflict in the middle-east took a dramatic turn this week when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane which it claimed was violating its airspace. 543 more words

Turkey Can't Get Out of Putin's Doghouse -- Calls for opening of communication channels with Russia


Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called on Tuesday for the opening of communication channels between Turkey and Russia to prevent incidents like the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish jets along the Syrian border last week. 209 more words

Silk Roads, Night Trains and the Third Industrial Revolution in China … by Pepe Escobar

One year is an eternity in geopolitics. But what if, in 2016, Hangzhou did indeed offer a vision of the future, of silk roads galore and night trains from Central Asia to Duisburg, Germany, a future arguably dominated by Xi’s vision. 2,893 more words

The International Reporter

Erdogan to resign?

Russia has ‘more proof’ ISIS oil routed through Turkey, Erdogan says he’ll resign if it’s true

Russia has received additional intelligence confirming that oil from deposits controlled by Islamic State is moved through Turkey on an industrial scale, said Vladimir Putin. 650 more words

War On Syria